Terry Lynn Shaver, 72, of Newton, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, at Allen Hospital in Waterloo. Memorials to the Newton Mooseheart may be left at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory.
Terry, the son of Ralph W. and Theodora “Teddy” (Iske) Shaver, was born April 3, 1949, in Newton. He was a lifelong resident of Jasper County, spending a majority of his life in Newtown. Terry served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Upon his return, he had a variety of jobs, but his favorite was doing maintenance for Grayson Mobile Homes. Terry was a proud member of the Moose Lodge, VFW and American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, fixing things and gardening tomatoes.
Terry is survived by his children, Ken Shaver of Newton, Ronald Shaver of Newton, Misty Shaver of Newton, Ron “Butch” Green (Amy Gilbert) of Newton, Daniel (DeAnn) Lee of Newton and Tammy Oertel (Kevin Bru) of Gilman; 23 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and two more great-grandchildren on the way. He was preceded in death by his parents; significant other of more than 20 years, Ilene Ann (Green) Lee; daughter, Terri Lynn Rogers; sister, Charlene Skunk; and brother Larry Shaver.